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Update May 23: A few updates this evening including a couple of really good plow planes if you are looking for one to use. I hope everyone had a great weekend. Look out for much more later this week. Thanks for looking!



Stanley "SW" Era no. 3 Small Smooth Plane.
This is a Canadian Sanley no. 3 from theSW era. It has a nice knob and tote, neither with any damage. The body has lots a good portion of its original japanning and there is a bevel added to the right cheek where the user's left hand would rest, likely a customization to make it more comfortable to hold. The blade is in great shape and is original to the plane. A solid worker.
$50
Item Number p743
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Stanley no. 12 4in Try Square.
This is a very clean example will almost perfect original nickel overall. It's straight and square, a perfect size for bench work.
$28
Item Number mml2119
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Goodell-Pratt Patented Butt Gauge.
This is a good example of Albert Goodell's Dec 14, 1894 patent for an improved butt mortise gauge. This example is in good condition with some minor finish loss. It's in its original box which has some old repairs and some of the original label remaining.
$15
Item Number mml2120
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Stanley no. 95 utt Mortise and Marking Gauge.
This is an extra-clean example with all original finish in excellent condition.
$15
Item Number mml2121
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Stanley no. 36 Machinist Bench Level.
This is a good example with some missing finish. it has three intact vials. There are two 1896 patent dates on it.
$20
Item Number mml2123
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Athol Machine Co 6in Machinist Bench Level.
This is a good example with some missing finish. it has three intact vials. This company existed both as part of Starrett and independently from around 1860-1920.It's an interesting level in good shape.
$20
Item Number mml2124
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7/8in Side Bead Molding Plane.
This plane was made by the partnership of Peck & Crouch, a Northampton, MA platemaking partnership that operated around 1850. The plane is in good condition and is completely usable. It's a good larger size for house moldings and other architectural scale work.
$20
Item Number mp1992
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Low-Angle Applewood Plane.
This plane is 10in long. It holds a 1 3/4in wide tapered single iron at a very low angle for a wooden plane. The blade was made by Dwights & French, a Seymour, CT edge tool maker of the mid-1800s. The plane is stamped "Z.SHAW" on the toe, which is not a documented mark. The body is made from apple or some other sort of fruitwood. It's certainly not beech. The blade is quite clean and only has ver light pitting scattered about. It's an interesting plane that should be quite usable.
$30
Item Number wbp575
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Excellent American Wedge-Arm Plow Plane made by Reed, Utica NY.
This plane was made by the Reed family of Utica platemakers. They operated throughout the 1800s making planes of excellent quality. This is a wedge-arm plow plane with boxwood keyed sliding wedges that lock the arms in place. The wedges are in great shape and only require finger pressure to set them tight. The depth stop is held in place with a boxwood thumbscrew. There are no crass or damage to the arms. The front and rear skate align perfectly. There's nothing at all stopping it from being a great worker.. It comes fitted with one blade as-found. I can provide additional blades fitted to this particular plane for a very reasonable price.
$115
Item Number wbp578
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Gorgeous Rosewood Bevel Gauge.
This 8in Rosewood and Brass bevel gauge is in excellent working order and looks beautiful. It's a nice small size for bench work.
$25
Item Number mml2114
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Stanley 102 SW Era Pock Block Plane.
This is a cut little pocket-sizes block plane dating to the 1920s Sweetheart era. IT has almost all original finish and a good, clean blade without any pitting.
$25
Item Number op468
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Stanley no. 100 Squirrel-Tail Block Plane.
This is a good clean example of this small model-maker's block plane.
$25
Item Number op470
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I Sorby 1 1/4in Boxwood-Handled Crank-Neck Gouge.
This is a gorgeous Sheffield-made pattern maker's coping gouge with an incannel bevel and cranked handle. It has zero pitting anywhere and a very sharp bevel. The boxwood handle has one small check and a lovely patina. It's a fine example and will be a fantastic user.
$30
Item Number c2049
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5/8in Side Bead Molding Plane by Scovill.
This plane was made by J. Scovill, a Johnstown, NY platemaker working in the first half of the 19th century. According to AWP-IV it's a rare mark garnering (****) for rarity. The plane is well made with double boxing- both the fence and quirk are boxed. The blade is free of pitting and the plane's body is quite clean and free of damage. There's nothing stopping it from being a solid user or a good addition to a collection of rare molding plane makers.
$30
Item Number mp1973
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D. Malloch, Perth 5/8in Side Bead Molding Plane.
This is a very good working example with a nice clean blade, dead straight boxing, and a nice clean body. It's a good size for house and casing moldings, and in usable condition.
$25
Item Number mp1977
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Excellent 3/4in Side Bead by R. Nelson, London.
This plane is very well made and in excellent condition. It was made by Richard Nelson, a London platemaker working from 1817-52 according to Goodman. The plane is very well made with a cabinet pitch blade and very fine boxing. The blade has no pitting. It's extra-clean and crisp all around and is completely usable. An outstanding example
$28
Item Number mp1978
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Big 7/8in Side Bead Molding Plane by C. Nurse, London.
This is a high quality plane made by Nurse. It has a cabinet pitch blade and perfect boxing. There isn't much wear and the plane body is quite crisp and clean. It's a big one suitable for house and architectural scale moldings.
$28
Item Number mp1979
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Huge Marples 1 1/2in Crank-Neck Gouge.
This cranked incannel gouge was a pattern maker's tool. It measures 16in long overall. It has a 1 1/2in wide bevel with a flat sweep. It has a dark fruitwood handle which has a tight check. The blade is exceptionally clean with no pitting on the back and a nice shape bevel. It's a great paring gouge in fine user condition
$30
Item Number c2042
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Quirk Ogee and Bevel Molding plane by Bewley, Leeds.
This plane was made by the Bewley family of platemakers who worked in Leeds from 1785-1847 according to Goodman. The plane cuts a quirk ogee and bevel 1 1/2in wide by 3/4in deep. It's a nice medium scale version of this standard casing and cornice molding profile. The plane has minor wear from use but no real damage. The blade is in good shape as you can see in the photos. It's a solid, usable example.
$40
Item Number mp1964
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Excellent Cove and Ovolo Molding Plane by Watkins, Bradford.
This plane was made by William Watkins who worked in Bradford with his son from 1845-88. The mark is listed in Goodman with catkin also being an ironmonger in Leeds. The plane is exceptionally clean and in excellent working order. IT cuts a lovely 3/4in wide by 1/2in deep cove and ovolo profile. The blade is clean as well without any pitting. It's a perfect example to put to work
$50
Item Number mp1969
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Excellent Brown and Sharpe 8in Hermaphrodite Caliper.
These calipers are in near-mint condition and work perfectly.
$25
Item Number mml2080
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Excellent Brown and Sharpe 4in Hermaphrodite Caliper.
These calipers are in near-mint condition and work perfectly.
$22
Item Number mml2081
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Small Brown and Sharpe 3in Outside Calipers.
This spring caliper is in excellent condition and works perfectly.
$24
Item Number mml2082
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Excellent Stanley SW Era no. 16 8in Mitre Square.
This is an excellent example with almost perfect nickel plating overall. It was made during the 1920s Sweetheart era and remains in exceptional condition today- one of the best I've ever seen.
$45
Item Number mml2108
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Excellent Stanley SW Era No. 12 6in Try Square.
This is an clean, crisp example with almost perfect nickel plating. The blade is straight and square. It was made during the 1920s SW era. It's a great example of this tough, function layout tool.
$30
Item Number mml2109
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Big Stanley no. 921 12in Brace.
This was one of Stanley's top-end braces. It has a completely enclosed ratchet, cocobolo head na handle. and ball bearings. The brace is in great shape and works perfectly- there is one apology- there is a small crack in the chuck shell that's barely noticeable. It works perfectly and holds bits without a problem so it's purely a cosmetic issue. I just noticed it now, as I'm writing the description and after I took the photos so you won't see it in the pictures but it's there. An outstanding example in a useful large size.
$30
Item Number d947
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Massive forged 7/8in Corner Chisel.
This is a decent, usable corner chisel, clearly hand-forged and unmarked. The working edges are sharp and the backs are reasonably clean near the edge. It has a hooped handle capable of taking serious abuse. It's a decent worker.
$35
Item Number c1346
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Veritas® Quick-Release Sliding Tail Vise.
This vise kit is brand new, unused,with all of its original hardware but no box. Instructions are available online: Veritas part no. 05G30.01 ..$299 new
$245
Item Number m1561
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Starrett 8in Inside Calipers.
These calipers are in excellent to near-mint condition and work perfectly. Top Starrett quality at a fraction of the price if bought new today,.
$25
Item Number mml2062
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Extra-Curvy Quirk Ogee and Astragal Molding Plane.
This plane was made by Thomas Coulee who worked in Birmingham from 1831-1842. It's an especially well-made plane and survives in excellent condition today. The body is especially clean and crisp and shows light wear. The middle pitch blade has minimal pitting and is quite long. The plane cuts a profile approx. 1 1/4in wide by 3/4in deep. The blade projects evenly across the entire profile and should be pretty easy to tune to working condition. It cuts an especially nice profile and is in excellent condition.
$55
Item Number mp1948
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Stanley no. 82 Scraper.
These adjustable scrapers don't get much love, but if you've got a lot of scraping to do it's a great tool to have. This example is in excellent condition with the original blade and most original finish
$25
Item Number m1553
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Robert Sorby 1 1/4in Tang Paring Chisel.
This is a a fine, thin paring chisel with a bevel-edge blade and a big, thick handle. Despite the clunky looking handle, it feels great in the hand and will be a good user. The blade is completely free of pitting and lapped clean and flat. There is a screwed and glued repair in the handle but it's tight and well-done. A solid user paring chisel.
$26
Item Number c2008
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British 5in Compass.
This is a perfectly usable compass that was once a wing divider. The screw broke off in the arm at one point so an enterprising former owner tightened up the hinge to make it into a compass. The hinge is as tight as any compass I've come across. It's a good-looking tool that works perfectly, just not as originally intended. It's an ideal size for small layout work like dovetails.
$20
Item Number mml2049
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10in Mahogany Bevel Gauge.
This bevel is likely British but it's unmarked so I can't tell for sure. It works perfectly, locking tight by means of a brass thumbscrew. The blade is clean and the stock quite nice with no damage. It's a smaller useful size and a nice working example
$22
Item Number mml2034
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Excellent Stanley no. 36 1/2 One-Fold One Foot Caliper Rule.
This boxwood rule has two clean faces and a working caliper on one leg. The hinge is perfectly right and the alignment pin is present. It's an excellent example of this useful smaller caliper rule
$35
Item Number mml2039
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Excellent Stanley no. 36 1/2L One-Fold One Foot Caliper Rule.
This boxwood rule has two clean faces and a working caliper on one leg. The hinge is perfectly right and the alignment pin is present. It's an excellent example of this useful smaller caliper rule
$30
Item Number mml2040
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Extra-Long I&H Sorby 1 1/4in Paring Gouge.
This is a massive nearly 15in long coping gouge made by Sorby in Sheffield. It has a nice handle in perfect condition. The massive blade has a few spots of pitting that you can see in the photos. It's a usable gouge and has plenty of length to work around the pitting should it become a problem. It's a massive hunk of Sheffield steel waiting to be used.
$20
Item Number c1996
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Outstanding Graduated Matched Set of Eight of Marples Bent Gouges.
This is a set of eight bent gouges all made by Marples in Sheffield. They are all either no. 16 or 17 London Pattern bent Gouges. The sizes included are: 1/8, 3/16, 1/4, 3/8 (no. 16), 3/8 (no. 17), 1/2, 3/4 (no. 16), and 3/4 (no. 17). they all have matching handles. The gouges are all in excellent condition with no pitting at all. The bevels are all decent and haven't been sharpened much. Since they survived this long together I'd prefer to keep them together, but I will consider separating them if they don't sell as a set.
$210
Item Number c1984
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Excellent 6in Rosewood Bevel Gauge.
This gauge is unmarked but the locking mechanism with the two small screws in the brass cap look exactly like an early Stanley. It works perfectly. The rosewood is gorgeous and the brass nicely patinated. It's a lovely example to put to use and have in your working kit.
$28
Item Number mml2032
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Fidgen: Made By Hand.
160 pages, Hardcover, Contains original DVD.
$25
Item Number b594
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Bench Tools: The Best of Fine Woodworking.
This isa 122 page softcover full of interesting and useful articles on hand tools from the 80s. Lots of good stuff here on old and new hand tools.
$10
Item Number b598
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Exceptional Unmarked Shoe Measure.
this unmarked shoe rule unfolds as shown in the photo. It's an ingenious design and a great tool to show your friends. The rule looks to be made of boxwood. It has clear graduations and a nice patina.
$25
Item Number mml2017
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Exceptional Spear and Jackson 7in Rosewood Bevel Gauge.
This bevel has nearly perfect wood and a clean, blade with no rust or pitting. it has a bold maker's stamp on one side and most of the original paper label on the other side. It locks perfectly and works well. It's an especially well-preserved example ready to work.
$30
Item Number mml2023
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Stanley 8in SW Era Bevel Gauge.
This is a Sweetheart era bevel gauge made in Canada. It's clean and in very good working condition. It's a good general-purpose size for bench work.
$25
Item Number mml1991
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Early Cincinnati, OH Wooden Smooth Plane.
This plane was made by Schaeffer & Cobb in Cincinnati between 1853-55. It has its original double iron which was also made by Schaffer & Cobb. The plane is well-used and has a wide mouth. The blade is so-so with some pitting. It's restorable but probably one for the Cincinnati collectors.
$20
Item Number wbp553
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Exceptional Buck Bros 1/2in Crank-Neck Paring Gouge.
This is a gorgeous Buck pattern maker's cranked incannel gouge in near-new condition. The blade has no damage, flaws, or signs of use whatever. The handle is not original or it was branded for the company that owned it. It fits perfectly and matches Buck's "Fancy" pattern handles they offered on their better paring tools. It's a top quality edge tool in impeccable condition.
$30
Item Number c1959
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Extra-Long 1in London Paring Gouge by Parry & Son.
This gouge is over 15in long overall with most of that in the long, tapered blade.It's an incannell paring or coping gouge meant for fine work. The handle is in excellent condition. The back of the blade has no pitting and the bevel is quite sharp. The gouge was made by Parry & Son in London at 329 Old Street. It's a high quality British edge tool in great user condition.
$30
Item Number c1934
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Extra-Long 1in Mathieson Paring Gouge.
This gouge is over 15in long overall with most of that in the long, tapered blade. It has a beautiful London pattern handle. It's an incannell paring or coping gouge meant for fine work. The handle is in excellent condition. The back of the blade has no pitting . The bevel has a ding that will need to be fixed. It's a top quality British edge tool in great user condition.
$30
Item Number c1935
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Buck Bros 5/8in Crank-Neck Incannel Gouge.
This is a pattern maker's cranked gouge made by Buck. It has its original apple handle and measures 12.5in overall. The back has no pitting at all. The bevel is a but wonky and will need to be reground. The circle near the maker's mark is likely an owner's mark or shop mark as I've seen a couple with this same mark. It'll be a top quality user with just a bit of labor.
$25
Item Number c1939
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Buck Brothers 1in Crank-Neck Paring Gouge.
This is is a flat 1in pattern maker's paring or coping gouge with an incannel bevel and bent tang. It has a perfect apple handle with great color. There is no pitting on the back. The bevel need to be honed but there are no chips. It's a top quality edge tool in excellent user condition.
$28
Item Number c1943
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9in British Bevel Gauge.
This gauge is clean and in perfect working order. I can't see a name but I've seen several with this same design made by Marples. The blade is perfectly clean and straight. It locks with a screw which, once set, does not permit the blade to move. At all. It's a good-looking, useful smaller bevel gauge
$25
Item Number c1948
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